John Matouk

Top Albums

  1. Ornette Coleman - Sound Grammar (Phrase Text)
  2. Steven Bernstein’s Millenial Territory Orchestra - MTO Volume 1 (Sunnyside)
  3. Christian McBride - Live at Tonic (Ropeadope)
  4. Andrew Hill - Time Lines (Blue Note)
  5. Keith Jarrett - The Carnegie Hall Concert (ECM)
  6. Regina Carter - I’ll Be Seeing You: A Sentimental Journey (Verve)
  7. Art Ensemble of Chicago - non-cognitive aspects of the city (Pi Recordings)
  8. Odean Pope Saxophone Choir - Locked & Loaded (Half Note)
  9. Joe Lovano Ensemble - Streams of Expression (Blue Note)
  10. Braggtown - Branford Marsalis (Marsalis Music)

Honorable Mention:

  1. Sonny Rollins - Sonny, Please (Doxy Records)
  2. Muhal Abrams/George Lewis/Roscoe Mitchell - Streaming (Pi Recordings)
  3. Moacir Santos - Choros & Alegrias (Adventure Music)

Top Tracks

  1. “Little Walter Rides Again” - Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood
  2. “Sparks” - Wynton Marsalis
  3. “Enjoy the Silence” - Vernon Reid and Masque
  4. “Break Down” - Jason Moran
  5. “Ring of Life” - Pat Metheny and Brad Mehldau
  6. “Lullaby Jazz” - Baby Loves Jazz Band
  7. “Goldfinger” - David “Fathead” Newman
  8. “Next Best Western” - Chris Potter
  9. “Realization (Marching Toward the Light)” - Kenny Garrett
  10. “You’re Not in Love” - Carmen Lundy

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